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"You have a horse."

Translation:Tá capall agat.

August 3, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FirePolyglot

Did Irish borrow words from Romance languages? "Capall" looks so similar to "Caballo" in Spanish.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JavaRogers

I was wondering the exact same


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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According to wiktionary, it's the other way round - Latin borrowed "caballus" from Gaulish - it has a Proto-Celtic root.

(technically, capall and "caballo" are cognates - they share the same root).

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